Steam shower

Steam shower - local heating procedure the jet of super-heated steam. Proprionic supplied with a tip for the release of steam and tank collecting condensation water. After removal of water vapor pressure 1-1,5 ATM. from a distance of 0.5-1 m is directed to the body undressed patient (Fig.). Steam temperature at the tip of 70-80°, over the skin of the patient 40-50 degrees. After the steam shower exposed pair area of the body wrap up warm cloth, less often sprayed with water at room temperature. Procedure duration 10-15 minutes conduct daily. Their total amount does not strictly limit. Steam shower prescribed for plexitis, myositis, mialgiah, disease, traumatic lesions and stiffness of the joints. Cm. also Hydrotherapy.